EVENT DATE: Wednesday, February 11, 2015
EVENT TIME: Networking at 6:00; Program begins at 6:30 and will run for 90 minutes
EVENT TITLE: Conflict Management Styles presented by Colonel (Ret.) Daniel Jensen, D.Ed.
ABSTRACT: This presentation will provide insight and challenge your thinking in the areas of:
- Defining Conflict and why Managing Conflict is Important,
- Conflict Management Styles (Accommodating, Collaborating, Negotiating, Avoiding, Forcing)
- Dysfunctional versus Functional Conflict.
An assessment instrument, the Thomas-Kilmann Conflict Mode Questionnaire will used. This assessment determines participants preferred styles of dealing with conflict.
Further discussion will focus on the advantages and disadvantages of the various styles.
PRESENTER: Dr. Dan Jensen is an independent consultant specializing in strategic planning, leadership, education, and training. He is currently involved in Department of Defense training and education programs with General Dynamics Information Technology; Strategic Learning Consultants, LLC; and INTECON, LLC. Dr. Jensen is also a member of the Corporate Faculty at Harrisburg University of Science & Technology where he designs and teaches leadership courses and conducts organizational development and leadership forums and workshops. Additionally, he is an Adjunct Professor at Penn State Harrisburg providing leadership and organizational development instruction and training in support of the university’s Professional Development Programs. He also supports Dickinson College as an organizational development consultant and as a guest instructor for the college’s Management Development Program and the Higher Education Leadership Institute of Central Pennsylvania.
Before embarking in a consulting career Dr. Jensen served for over 26 years as an Army officer ending his military career as an instructor in the Department of Command, Leadership and Management at the U.S. Army War College teaching Strategic Leadership, Strategic Thinking, and other military and leadership related courses. A practitioner and instructor of leadership, he had a myriad of military assignments ranging from an infantry battalion commander to an organizational development consultant where he designed and facilitated numerous strategic planning, process improvement, team building, and conflict management workshops for senior officials in the Washington, D.C. area and across the United States.
Dr. Jensen earned a Masters of Strategic Studies from the U.S. Army War College, an M.S. in Human Resource Administration from Southeast Missouri State University, and a B.S. in Education from the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater. He received his Doctorate in Adult Education from Penn State Harrisburg.
LOCATION: Computer Aid's Harrisburg Office, 470 Friendship Road Harrisburg PA 17111
REGISTRATION: Please Register for this event using the registration link found in on the PMI Website Registration Page .